Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda? If you're planning to go to Barbuda, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda

Based on the climate and weather in Barbuda, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda by month

January

If you vacation in Barbuda during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

February

If you are traveling to Barbuda in February, you will notice that it is hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

March

Traveling to Barbuda in March, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

April

If you are traveling to Barbuda in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

May

In May, Barbuda is hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Barbuda, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

June

Traveling to Barbuda in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

July

In July, Barbuda is really hot, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Barbuda, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you visit Barbuda during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

September for Barbuda can be very hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you go to Barbuda in October, you will notice that it is hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November in Barbuda is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

December

In December, Barbuda is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Barbuda, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Barbuda, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Barbuda
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

Check out our guides for these other locations: Gold West Country, Montana, United States of America, Tono, Japan, Atkins, Arkansas, United States of America, Mount Jiuhua, China, Nellore, India, Júzcar, Spain, Gudauta, Abkhazia, Osijek, Croatia, Westminster, Maryland, United States of America, Embrun, Ontario, Canada, and Calexico, California, United States of America.